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Swollen Colorado Rivers Force Rafters To Seek Calmer Waters

Rapidly melting snow and heavy spring rains are sending Colorado’s rivers tumbling out of the mountains, so far claiming the lives of at least 11 people and forcing some whitewater rafting companies to seek out calmer rapids and stock extra safety gear.


Bobbie Oskarson with her 8.52-carat diamond (credit: Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park)

Longmont Woman Finds 8.52 Carat Diamond At Arkansas Park

An 8.52 carat diamond has been found by a Colorado woman at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park at Murfreesboro.


Dive teams searching Boulder Creek (credit: CBS)

Tubing Is Once Again Allowed In Boulder County

Tubing is once again allowed in Boulder County.


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Doctor Who Found Holmes Insane Didn’t Watch Much Of Video

A defense psychiatrist who found James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people in an attack on a suburban Denver movie theater testified Friday that he made his decision without reviewing all of his medical records and after only watching a fraction of hours of interviews with a court-appointed doctor who came to the opposite conclusion.


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Colorado GOP To Talk Blackmail Scandal During Party Meeting

Allegations that several Republican Party members tried to blackmail the chairman of the state GOP into resigning are expected to be discussed during a meeting of Colorado Republican leadership.


Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum waits backstage before a rally February 7, 2012 in Blaine, Minn. (Photo by Ben Garvin/Getty Images)

Santorum Kicks Off Conservative Gathering In Denver

Seven Republican presidential hopefuls are gathering in Denver this weekend to woo conservative voters.


Carl Sorensen (credit: Pikes Peak International Hill Climb)

Pikes Peak Hill Climb Suspended Following Death, Lightning Strike

A motorcyclist has died after going over a cliff during practice for the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Thursday.


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Weld County Man Dies After Contracting Hantavirus

Health officials say a south Weld County man has died after contracting hantavirus.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (credit: CBS)

Boston Marathon Bomber Arrives In Colorado

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrived at the U.S. Penitentiary in Florence, Colorado, on Thursday, a day after he was sentenced to death.


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Defense’s Psychiatrist Says He Had No Doubt Holmes Was Psychotic

Attorneys for Aurora theater shooter James Holmes began presenting their case Thursday by calling a psychiatrist who said he had no doubt Holmes was psychotic in the aftermath of killing 12 people at a packed movie premiere.


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